Acuity Brands Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 15, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased AYI stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 22nd
quarter that AYI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $73.12, the dividend yield is .71%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AYI was $73.12,
representing a -2.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.89 and
a 51.99% increase over the 52 week low of $48.11.
AYI is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes
companies such as AZZ Incorporated (
) and Griffon Corporation (
). AYI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.75. Zacks Investment Research reports AYI's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.31%, compared to an
industry average of 7.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to AYI through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AYI as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio (
- N/A (SLVY)
- PowerShares Global Clean Energy Portfolio (
- iShares Morningstar Small Core Index Fund (
- iShares Russell 2000 Growth Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PBD with an increase of
23.38% over the last 100 days. PUW has the highest percent
weighting of AYI at 2.21%.